# Definitions and Synonyms of *metric function* | Another word for *metric function* | What is *metric function? *

*Definition 1: a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them - [noun denoting linkdef]*

*Synonyms for metric function in the sense of this definition*

*(**metric function* is a kind of ...) (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

*metric function*is a kind of ...) (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

*(metric function* belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

### (metric function belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

*"his favorite subject was physics"*